ERIC Number: EJ423694
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Religious Literature as Literature: Strategies for Public Education.
Barr, David L.
Religion & Public Education, v17 n1 p99-110 Win 1990
Examines contexts pertinent to teaching religious literature as literature at secondary and college levels. Explores effects of teaching religious literature in public schools, stressing maintaining secular goals. Considers influences of literary criticism. Advocates teaching practices that respect the full range of student religious traditions and attitudes. (CH)
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Context Effect, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature, Public Schools, Religion Studies, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, State Church Separation, Student Attitudes, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A